2013 Revaluation Is Under Way In Norwalk

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NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk has begun its 2013 real property revaluation process, city officials announced.

Norwalk last conducted a revaluation in 2007 for the grand list of Oct. 1, 2008. By law, Connecticut municipalities are required to conduct revaluations at least once every five years.

The real estate values established as of Oct. 1, 2013, will set the property tax rates for the fiscal years of 2014 through 2019.

The tax assessor’s office in Norwalk has contracted with Northboro, Mass.-based Vision Government Solutions Inc. to assist with appraising properties throughout the city, a process that began last week. The company has conducted similar revaluations in Stamford, Wilton, Weston and Bridgeport.

Representatives from Vision will begin inspecting home and building interiors in central Norwalk. Residents will know them by photo identification and an assessor’s introduction letter. Additionally, information on the cars the company’s employees drive has been filed with the Norwalk Police Department.

Interior inspections take about 10 minutes, and an adult over the age of 18 must be present before Vision employees will enter a home or building.

For more information, contact the Norwalk tax assessor’s office at 203-854-7887 or 203-854-7888.

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could the reporter ask whats this going to cost?Does this include the software packages snd at what cost.

This company ran into trouble not long after they merged in June of this year after 25 years alone.

Something is not sitting right with this article not the reporter its the city now what are they up to and did they get a good company or was the city sold on them thru other means.

When you read this stuff doen't anything come into pay like ow much in fact where would the contract be,like city carting reporting what city hall tells you and what is fact is sometimes a few miles apart.

Can someone report on what's happening to the even bigger empyt lot on N Water St. and West Ave?!! What a eyesore and a symbol that Government can't get anything done.